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Cyprus's EU measure of inflation remained in the negative territory for the ninth month in a row in December, preliminary data from the statistical office showed on Wednesday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, fell 0.8 percent year-on-year after a 1.1 percent decline in the previous...

Luxembourg's unemployment rate rose in December, after remaining steady in the previous month, latest figures from the statistical office showed on Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose to 6.4 percent from 6.3 percent in each of the previous two months. In September, the rate was at...

UK house prices grew at the fastest pace in more than four years in November as homebuyers reassessed their housing preference amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Office for National Statistics reported Wednesday. House prices increased 7.6 percent year-on-year in November, faster than the 5.9 percent...

The Greece current account deficit narrowed in November from the previous year, the Bank of Greece reported Wednesday. The current account shortfall fell to EUR 1.26 billion from EUR 1.38 billion in the same period last year. The decline in deficit was driven by an improvement in the balance of...

Austria's consumer price inflation eased in December, figures from Statistics Austria showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index rose 1.2 percent year-on-year in December, after a 1.3 percent increase in November. Prices for housing, water and energy increased 2.1 percent yearly in December. On...

Slovakia's EU measure of inflation remained stable in December, data from the Statistical Office Of the Slovak Republic showed on Wednesday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in December, same as seen in November. Economists had expected a 1.5 percent...

Malta's EU measure of inflation remained stable in December, data from the National Statistics Office showed on Wednesday. The EU measure of harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 0.2 percent year-on-year in December, same as seen in November. Education cost gained 4.8 percent yearly...

Eurozone inflation remained negative for the fifth straight month in December, as initially estimated, final data from Eurostat showed Tuesday. The harmonized consumer price index, or HICP, dropped 0.3 percent year-on-year, the same as in November, and in line with flash estimate. The core inflation...

uk flag 032917 20jan21 UK consumer price inflation doubled in December on higher transport and recreation costs, data released by the Office for National Statistics showed on Wednesday. Inflation accelerated to 0.6 percent from 0.3 percent in November. The rate was above economists' forecast of 0.5 percent. Month-on-month, consumer prices advanced 0.3 percent, reversing a 0.1 percent drop in November.

Germany's producer prices rose for the first time in eleven months in December, defying expectations for further decline, data from Destatis showed on Wednesday. The producer price index rose 0.2 percent year-on-year in December, after a 0.5 percent decrease in November. Economists had forecast a...

Estonia's producer prices grew in December, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Wednesday. The producer price index rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in December. Prices for mining and quarrying industry grew 5.8 percent yearly in December. Prices for electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning...

UK consumer price inflation accelerated more than expected in December, data released by the Office for National Statistics showed on Wednesday. Inflation doubled to 0.6 percent from 0.3 percent in November. The rate was above economists' forecast of 0.5 percent. Month-on-month, consumer prices...

previewimage aug03 20jan21 Consumer and producer prices from the UK are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics is set to publish UK consumer and producer prices for December. Inflation is seen rising to 0.5 percent from 0.3 percent in November.

Germany's economy is set to grow 3.5 percent this year after a 5.4 percent contraction in the coronavirus-hit 2020, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Tuesday. The economic recovery in the biggest euro area economy would be choppy and unevenly distributed across sectors, and...

The International Monetary Fund projected France's economic growth at 5.5 percent for this year, after an estimated 9.0 percent slump in 2020, a year ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. The medium-term output will remain below the pre-crisis trend as impaired balance sheets and higher unemployment...

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